14-Year-Old Inventor Creates Wall to Protect Students from School Shootings

Fourteen-year-old Audrey Larson has a list of inventions to her credit, including glow-in-the-dark pajamas and a device that pets your dog. This year however she’s focused her ingenuity on a much more serious issue: school shootings. Larson, a resident of Connecticut, was looking for an idea to submit to the Connecticut Invention Convention. Discussions with […]

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These Industries Can’t Find Workers to Fill Job Vacancies

The U.S. is in the midst of one of the longest economic growth periods in its history. So strong is the job market in fact, that several industries are struggling to fill empty posts. Some of the industries having the toughest time filling openings are listed below. -The construction industry has been facing a labor […]

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Rick Gates, Onetime Manafort Assistant, Testifies Against Former Boss

The former right-hand man of one-time campaign manager for President Trump, Paul Manafort, spent the week testifying against his former boss as the first trial stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election got underway. Both Paul Manafort and his longtime assistant, Rick Gates, have been indicted on […]

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Federal Judge Says DACA Must be Reinstated

A federal judge has ruled the reasons the Trump administration has given for ending the immigration program known as DACA are inadequate, and ordered the program reinstated. In his opinion, U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates wrote the federal government had failed to “elaborate meaningfully on the…primary rationale for its decision” to end DACA. […]

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NRA Sues New York State, Claims its Very Existence is at Stake

The National Rifle Association, the nation’s foremost gun-advocacy organization has filed a lawsuit against the state of New York for practices it says, is causing it irreparable harm. The actions are “a blatant attack on the First Amendment rights of our organization,” NRA attorney William Brewer told The Hill magazine. As a result of New […]

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Federal Judge Blocks Blueprints for 3D-Printed Guns

A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction yesterday barring a Texas company from making available data for 3D-printed guns. The blueprints allow anyone to manufacture firearms at home that are untraceable and whose owners are not screened. The owner of the firm, Cody Wilson, criticized the decision and vowed to fight it. “What I’m doing […]

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President Knew About Trump Tower Meeting Says Lawyer

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal attorney and personal fixer, is prepared to testify that President Trump knew of a controversial meeting between his son Donald Trump Jr. and representatives of the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election, before the meeting took place. The story was first reported by CNN. Cohen was not present […]

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Trump Administration Calls on Russia to Leave Crimea

The Trump administration has called on Russia to remove forces from Crimea, a peninsula in southeastern Ukraine, that was annexed by Russia in 2014. The statement was made yesterday by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “Russia, through its 2014 invasion of Ukraine and its attempted annexation of Crimea, sought to undermine a bedrock international […]

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President Trump Considers Revoking Security Clearances from Former Officials

President Donald Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of up to half a dozen former national security officials, it was revealed this week. The list of former officials includes: former CIA Director John Brennan, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former FBI Director James Comey, former national security adviser Susan Rice, former deputy […]

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